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Eat Fish Safely

Eating fish is part of a healthy, well-balanced diet. Though fish have many health benefits, some contain chemicals that can harm your health. Learn more about how to choose the best fish to eat.


Fish advisories

For Wisconsin-specific fish advisories, visit the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) online query tool to find advisories for your areas.

For advisories on store-bought or restaurant fish, check with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Food and Drug Administration.

More resources

If you have questions, email the Department of Health Services Fish Program or call 608-266-1120

Last revised March 23, 2023